Martha's cool timeline of stuff that happened a long time ago

Mesopotamia

All events that took place in the Mesopotamia region.

Sumerians

3300 BC

Sargon of Akkad

2371 BC

Cuneiform

2200 BC

Babylonians

1792 BC

Hammurabi

1750 BC

Writing develops

700 BC

Egypt

All events that took place in the Egypt region.

Old Kingdom

3000 BC - 2180 BC

Middle Kingdom

2040 BC - 1674 Bc

New Kingdom

1570 BC - 1070 BC

Queen Hatshepsut disappears

1472 BC

Akhenaten tries converting to monotheistic religion

1353 BC

Ramses II

1279 BC

Moses leads Exodus

1250 BC

Persians invade Egypt

525 BC

Indus Valley

All events that took place in the Indus Valley region.

Copper/bronze tools and cattle used

3000 BC

Planned cities (Harappan pop. at 25,000)

2500 BC

Harappan civilization decline

1700 BC

Aryans arrive

1500 BC

Mayan Civilization

All events that took place in the Mesoamerica region.

Mayan Civilizations begins

2600 BC

Village farming

2000 BC

City of Teotihuacan is built

100 BC

Mayan peak

250 AD

Unknown event destroys city of Teotihuacan

600 AD

Mayan alliances fall apart and trade between city states decline

700 AD

Conflicts increase

700 AD

Southern Mayan cities in lowlands decline

900 AD

Cities in the north continue to thrive

900 AD

Northern Mayan population decline and cities become abandoned

1200 AD

Israel

All events that took place in the Israel region.

Abraham

1800 BC

Philistines

1029 BC

Saul

1020 BC

David

1000 BC

Solomon builds temple

926 BC

Israel divides into Israel and Judah (south)

922 BC

Assyrians invade Israel

722 BC

New Babylonians (Chadians) invade Assyria and destroy temple

612 BC

Persians conquer Babylon

539 BC

Cyrus the Great frees Israelites

539 BC

Temple is rebuilt

515 BC

Syrians invade Israel

198 BC

Maccabees regain Jersusalem

164 BC

Temple is destroyed again by Romans

63 BC

Romans conquer Judah

63 BC

Diaspora

70 AD

China

All events that took place in the China region.

Farmers settle on Huang He (Yellow River)

2000 BC

Shang Dynasty

1766 BC

Pictographs

1766 BC

Zhou Dynasty

1072 BC

Nomads invade and kill king

771 BC

States at war

403 BC

Qin Dynasty

221 BC

Han Dynasty

202 BC - 220 AD

Inca Civilization

All events that took place in the Colombia/Peru region.

Pachacuti rules over Incan empire

1438 AD

Inca's destroyed by Francisco Pizzaro

1572 AD

Aztec Civilization

All events that took place in the Mesoamerica region.

Height of Aztec empire, Montezuma II is ruler

1502 AD

Hernan Cortes kills Montezuma II

1519 AD

Martha born into the world

1999

Greece

Persia invades Greece

480 BC

Peloponnesian War

431 BC - 404 BC

Rome

Julius Caesar died

44 BC